VANDALIA — It was another marathon game between Vandalia-Butler and Troy at Butler High School Friday.
For the second straight year, the game went extra innings with Troy coming out on top 5-2.
The win improved Troy to 8-4 overall and 7-1 in the MVL, leaving Troy and Tippecanoe both with one loss in the conference.
Butler dropped to 8-3 overall and 4-2 in the MVL.
Hayden Frey scored three of Troy’s five runs and was 2-for-4 at the plate.
Connor Hutchinson was 2-for-3 with a double, Eli Donnan had a double and two RBIs and Caleb Akins doubled.
Frey, Jacob Lucas and Trayce Mercer combined on a 10-hitter, striking out 16 and walking four.
Troy will host Butler on Monday.
GREENVILLE — Peyton Schultz pitched a complete game shutout as the Red Devils won on the road in six innings.
Tippecanoe is 5-5 overall and 4-1 in the MVL and Greenville is 5-2 overall and 5-2 in the MVL.
Schultz pitched four-hitter, striking out six and walking one.
Bryce Eckert was 2-for-4 with three RBIs and Preston Zumwalt was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.
Landon Muhlenkamp was 2-for-3 and Max Dunaway had two RBIs.
West Carollton 1
PIQUA — The Piqua baseball team scored 15 runs in the home first at Hardman Field and cruised to the win Friday in MVL action.
Piqua is now 6-4 overall and 5-2 in the MVL.
Mickey Anderson was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs and Zane Pratt was 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.
Zander Mason was 2-for-3, Brady Ouhl had a double and two RBIs and Trenton Rudd and Hunter Steinke had two RBIs each.
Cohen Brown and Trenton Laughman combined on a one-hitter, striking out nine and walking one.
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BRADFORD — The Miami East baseball team picked up a road win in non-conference play Friday.
Michael Till had a double for Miami East.
Luke Hamaker pitcher a nine-hitter, striking out nine and walking one.
For Bradford, Owen Canan was 3-for-4 with a double.
Landon Wills was 2-for-4 with a triple and Garrett Trevino had a double.
Landon Monnin pitched a five-hitter, striking out five and walking three.
PLEASANT HILL — The Newton baseball team got a win in non-conference action Friday.
GREENVILLE — The Greenville softball team is now the only unbeaten in MVL softball play.
Tippecanoe dropped to 11-3 overall and 8-1 in the MVL.
Kyla Fry was 2-for-3 with double and Emma Davis had a double.
Ella Henn pitched a 12-hitter, striking out six and walking two.
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WEST CARROLLTON — The Piqua softball team picked up a win Friday in MVL action.
Olivia Anthony was 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs.
Elizabeth Hubbard was 3-for-3 with two RBIs and Abigail Kirk was 2-for-3.
Tarika Sutter had two RBIs and Audrey Bean had a double.
COVINGTON — The Covington softball team got a big win for the third straight day Friday.
The Buccs improved to 10-2 overall as Erika Gostomsky pitched a six-hitter, striking out six and walking one.
She helped herself at the plate, going 2-for-3 with a double.
Maggie Anderson was 3-for-4, Mara Newhouse had a home run and three RBIs, Meg Rogers homered and Nigella Reck was 2-for-4.
Franklin Monroe 2
PITSBURG — The Milton-Union softball team picked up a non-conference win Friday.
PLEASANT HILL — The Newton softball team dropped a WOAC game in six innings.
Cori Haines and Layla VanCulin doubled for Newton.
Layla VanCulin pitched for Newton, but was hurt by eight Indian errors.
She pitched a 12-hitter, striking out three and walking two.
Only four of the runs were earned.
URBANA — The Piqua boys tennis team improved to 7-3 with a win Friday.
In singles, Joshua Partee defeated Spriggs 6-0, 6-1; Seth Staley defeated Clay 6-3, 6-0 and Piqua won third singles by default.
In doubles, Seth Foster and Phillip Rossman lost to Holland and Wilhelm 6-1, 6-2 and Lance Staley and Kirsten Shaneyfelt defeated Cobb and Astacaan 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (8).